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New Details Emerge About Fakhrizadeh's Assassination

New Details Emerge About Fakhrizadeh's Assassination

A recent report published by the New York Times revealed that the US administration was aware of the assassination plan to kill Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh last November. Several Iranian news organizations reported that the assassin was a killer robot and that the entire opera

Iran Nuclear Chief Wants Fast Overhaul of Arak Reactor

Iran Nuclear Chief Wants Fast Overhaul of Arak Reactor

The new head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has said he wants to speed up the conversion of the country's Arak heavy water reactor into a research facility. Under a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Tehran agreed to modify the Arak reactor so that it could not produce mi

Iran’s Petrochemical, Fuel Sales Boom as Sanctions Hit Crude Exports

Iranian fuel and petrochemical exports have boomed in recent years despite stringent US sanctions, leaving Iran well placed to expand sales swiftly in Asia and Europe if Washington lifts its curbs, trading sources and officials said.

4 Iranians Sentenced and Charged for Violating US Sanctions

4 Iranians Sentenced and Charged for Violating US Sanctions

Two courts, one in Texas and another in Florida, have sentenced and charged four Iranians for violating US sanctions on Iran, money laundering, and exporting military sensitive items, the Justice Department announced. One of them was sentenced to 63 months in prison followed by three years of sup

IAEA Condemns Reported Harassment of Female Inspectors in Iran

IAEA Condemns Reported Harassment of Female Inspectors in Iran

The UN nuclear watchdog on Wednesday condemned as "unacceptable" incidents involving its inspectors in Iran following a news report that Iranian guards had harassed female agency staff. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that guards at Iran's main nuclear facility, Natanz, physically har

Iran Resumes Commercial Flights to Afghanistan

Iran Resumes Commercial Flights to Afghanistan

Iran Wednesday resumed commercial flights to Afghanistan that had been halted after the Taliban assumed power, news agencies reported. The semiofficial Fars news agency reported that a charter return flight transported passengers from Tehran to Kabul.

Former Professor Charged with Sending Equipment to Iran

Former Professor Charged with Sending Equipment to Iran

A former University of Miami professor, his wife and his sister are facing federal charges related to purchasing genetic sequencing equipment from US manufacturers and illegally shipping it to Iran, prosecutors said. Mohammad Faghihi, 52, his wife Farzeneh Modarresi, 53, and his sister Faezeh Fag

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